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Business Ideas & Planning

This section covers business start up ideas and business planning. The expert advice articles will help you learn how to write an effective business plan to help secure funding and there are guides to step you through the launch of a successful business.

Bomb Petite launches first clothing platform for petite fashion

Here's how Jenny Liu of Bomb Petite is trying to to help petite women find premium fashion from leading independent designers.

Business Ideas & Planning

Business Ideas & Planning

How to make a brand-new business idea a success

David Sonnenthal, director and founder of New Bond Street Pawnbrokers, speaks about his experience starting a high-end pawn shop, and how entrepreneurs with fresh ideas can learn from his experiences.

Business Ideas & Planning

Proptech: How the estate agent business model is shifting

Gemma Young, CEO and co-founder of Settled discusses how an alternative to traditional business models is key, and how she aims to shake up the estate agent model.

Business Ideas & Planning

Inspiring ambition in the female founders of the future

Kate Jack, country lead for UK Innovation Hub, discusses what needs to be done to encourage more women to pursue careers in STEM subjects and entrepreneurship.

Business Ideas & Planning

How to jump on foodie trends without losing your brand identity

Here are a few key points to consider when choosing which trends to adopt, which to ignore and how best to implement your campaigns.

Business Ideas & Planning

Mobile catering: A guide to managing festival season

Peter Moore, CEO of Lolly, offers some tips for mobile catering start-ups and discusses getting your festival proposition right.

Business Ideas & Planning

Music teacher: How to launch your tutoring business online

Here, guitar tutor Gianluca Chiarella gives some pointers for those thinking of becoming a music teacher.

Business Ideas & Planning

How one mother started a business to improve on the baby bib

Dawn Howe discusses how she navigated the early stages of her baby bib business.

Business Ideas & Planning

Music teacher: How to launch your tutoring business online

Here, guitar tutor Gianluca Chiarella gives some pointers for those thinking of becoming a music teacher.

Business Ideas & Planning

How one mother started a business to improve on the baby bib

Dawn Howe discusses how she navigated the early stages of her baby bib business.

Business Ideas & Planning

The qualities needed at the beginning of the start-up journey

Here's why pausing to reflect upon who you are, your beliefs, values and ultimate purpose, is vital before starting a business.

Business Ideas & Planning

How to start and grow an innovative creative agency

Here, Neil Hughston talks about how he grew his creative agency business and learned from the failures in his previous company.

Business Ideas & Planning

The food entrepreneur: Building a national brand from scratch

In this piece, we speak to food entrepreneur Julie Waddell about getting her product on British Airways flights, production line scares and diversifying the range.

Business Ideas & Planning

Launching a successful bingo site

Here, we talk about what it takes to launch and run a successful bingo site.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience